Ancient Celtic Bronze La Tene Elegant Torque (Neck Bracelet) with Terminal shaped as Laurel Leaf-Symbol of Victory (Nike)

Description
Ancient Celtic Bronze La Tene Elegant Torque (Neck Bracelet) with Terminal shaped as Laurel Leaf-Symbol of Victory (Nike)
550-200 BC.

Ancient Celtic Bronze La Tene Elegant Torque (Neck Bracelet) with a terminal shaped as a Laurel Leaf.
Rare and probably used in parades as at the ancient world the laurel leaf/wreath was already the symbol of victory (Goddess Nike).
Large and slightly wavy, areas of lack of the smooth surface, otherwise very well preserved with a lovely ''emerald'' green patina.
rare type and in this grade of preservation!

Material: Bronze

Date: 550-200 BC.

Size: 16,8cm

Item No.I70

Purchased by the current owner in 2012 in Austria, Wien from Collector fair.

Collected Since:1970's.

Previous owners history: Old Austrian Private Collection.

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Lot details
Culture
Ancient Celtic
Material
Bronze
Object
La Tene Elegant Torque (Neck Bracelet) with Terminal shaped as Laurel Leaf-Symbol of Victory (Nike)
Century/ Timeframe
550-200 BC.
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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